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Blackbird: Cold War Spyplanes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Cold War drove military innovation and none more than the need to spy on Soviet Bloc countries in the 1950s. The best way to spy other than tap phones and have agents on the ground was from the air. For this several cutting edge aircraft were designed and built by the legendary Kelly Johnson and Lockheed Skunk works – which pushed the boundaries of technology.
Force and Accommodation in World Politics: Bargaining with Threats and Incentives, Carrots and Sticks, Case Studies of Quemoy Crisis, Berlin, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam War, Kennan and Containment
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 125,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The major purpose of this book is to point out that for a variety of reasons, conciliatory approaches—accommodative measures— have too often been avoided by the United States and, if used, have too often been undervalued in comparison to military force.
The Officer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Wild Blue U: Foundation of Honor - The Officer continues the historical saga chronicling the United States Air Force Academy. The Officer unveils the arduous training of America’s leaders, showcasing empathetic, larger-than-life characters set against a fascinating tapestry of historical fact.
Only in the Mind of the Enemy: Can Deterrence Effectiveness be Measured? Military Deception, Historical Cases, Japan World War II, Cuban Missile Crisis, Libya, Iraq, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The concept of deterrence is as old as war, but determining if deterrence activities and messages are having the desired effect on the adversary decision maker is challenging since the adversary will not readily admit to being deterred.
Bay of Pigs and Cuban Missile Crisis: Presidential Decision-Making and its Effect on Military Employment During the Kennedy Administration - Fidel Castro, Domino Theory, Covert Operations, Khrushchev
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,690. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study investigates the methods by which President John F. Kennedy arrived at decisions to deploy the military in the conduct of foreign policy.
My Day in the Navy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » History » American
It's her thirteenth birthday. When a friend of her family invites Linda and her mom and dad to participate in a dependents' cruise on an aircraft carrier, Linda is delighted. But will the events of the day prove to be happy ones, or is Linda in for a very unusual surprise?
Were You Born Stupid? Tales of an Hispanic-American Family
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,280. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Were you born stupid?” is a phrase I often heard my father ask me as the eldest of his seven children. This memoir is of what now seems an enchanted childhood, written through a boy’s eyes, set in the 1950’s through 70’s, growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. It relates the trials and triumphs of a large Hispanic family, a life abundantly joyful, at times brutal, ever hopeful.
Comes a 5th Horseman
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,920. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Publisher's Place. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A winding tale of historical happenstance around the Cuban Missile Crisis…more real that imagined. A unique reading experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat as the world arguably came closer to destroying itself than it had ever before in the history of mankind.
Castro Can Wait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Fast-paced, action-packed Cold War thriller set in London and Havana, Cuba.
Miss Nike Ajax
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,290. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Ruby Danes is on a cross-continent roll up to Denver where she finds her flimflam father murdered, east to St. Louis where she falls in with Danny Mint, a pickpocket who's just pinched a mystery brass key that sends the pair of all damn places to Norfolk - in '62 a town dead in the atomic crosshairs and with drug runners who want Ruby's secret.